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    Syria Overview: Current Crisis

    by  • October 11, 2013 • Homepage, International, World • 0 Comments

    By Candela Dias After a devastating attack by their current president, Bashar al-Assad, Syria is still recovering from the annihilation that chemical warfare has caused. The war has caused thousands of innocent children and women to die. But the question is: should the United States get involved in this dilemma? President Obama’s speech on...

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    Self-Interest Versus Solidarity

    by  • November 17, 2015 • Editorial, European News, From the Editor, International, Middle Eastern News, Opinion, Political Opinions, World • 0 Comments

    On Friday, November 13, France faced the deadliest attack on its soil since World War 2. Individuals associated with ISIS carried out numerous bombings and gun raids across Paris, resulting in the deaths of over 100 individuals, as well as the injury of hundreds more. While this raises many issues within France and other...

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    Brain-Eating Amoeba Scare

    by  • September 25, 2013 • International, World • 0 Comments

    By CANDELA DIAZ Naegleria fowleri, known as the “brain-eating amoeba,” is a protist commonly found in water sources such as lakes, rivers and ponds. This amoeba attacks the nervous system and brain, causing life-threatening diseases such as primary amoebic meningoencephalitis, which has a fatality rate of over 99%. It comes in three different forms: a...

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    New Pope is “Incredibly Frank” About LGBT Rights

    by  • September 25, 2013 • Homepage, International, World • 0 Comments

    By ANDREW COGLIANO The Catholic Church has been, for many years, infamous for its less than tolerant views of homosexuals, women, and abortion. Abortion was viewed as murder in the highest degree, and homosexuality was considered an abomination and an act of blasphemy. The newly elected Pope Francis however, has shattered these conservative views,...

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    Typhoon Usagi Strikes The Pacific

    by  • September 25, 2013 • International, World • 0 Comments

    By NICK BRAMANTE On Sept. 22, 2013, a devastating and powerful storm by the name “Usagi” pounded China’s coasts with violent winds, relentless waves, and downpours. The first actual land to be hit was southern China, near Hong Kong. Along the coast, cars were swept off roads, houses collapsed, and the typhoon ravaged the...

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    Mall Shooting in Nairobi

    by  • September 25, 2013 • Homepage, International, World • 0 Comments

    By JAMES MAZARAKIS Terror struck Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, when six gunmen stormed the area on Saturday, Sept. 21, before initiating a four-day siege that would take the lives of over 60 people. “There will be begging questions and we will be waiting for answers from the authorities,” vice-chair of the Kenya...

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    “1,000 Years Left on Earth”: An Astrophysicist’s Ultimatum

    by  • May 8, 2015 • International, World • 0 Comments

    Stephen William Hawking is an eminent British theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author, with an shocking prediction for mankind: we will not survive another thousand years if we do not get off of Earth.   Hawking expressed his thoughts at Australia’s Sydney Opera House towards the end of April, through holographic technology from his office...

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    Seismic Troubles In Nepal

    by  • May 4, 2015 • Asian News, International, World • 0 Comments

    On Apr. 25, 2015, the Himalayan region of Asia experienced nature’s dark side. With a mammoth magnitude of 7.8, over 7,800 lives were lost and over 14,000 injured as well due to an earthquake. The epicenter of the tremendous quake was located east-southeast of the Lamjung district of Nepal. Whilst originating in Nepal, the surrounding...

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